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Budget Wheel Refinish


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5 files, last one added on Nov 16, 2007
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Upgraded Headlight wiring harness


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5 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2007
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Driving lights installed in Astro grill


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5 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2007
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Reverse lights mounted


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4 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2007
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9 inch axle swap


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5 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2007
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Steel spring swap


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10 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2007
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Fog Light Install


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9 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2007
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Oil cooler lines removed


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9 files, last one added on Nov 19, 2007
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Powertrax no slip install


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10 files, last one added on Nov 19, 2007
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Hydraulics for Winching and/or Snowplowing


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55 files, last one added on Mar 10, 2008
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Random files - Custom Work
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Wheel cleaned up.328 viewsI have stripped all of the clear coat from the wheel and given it a good once over with the steel wool. I used aircraft stripper to remove the clear, the steel wool helped with the stubborn parts. Then the wheel was washed and dried.
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new housing149 viewsMetal housing with a rubber boot to keep out water and debris.
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fogs connected157 viewsMake the connection into the fog light. Again, use dielectric grease on all connections. Make sure to keep your positive and negative wires in order. Crossing them up could ruin your lights or worse; damage your vans electrical system.
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Pump fits232 viewsAdded a 2nd stock idler to make sure there is enough wrap on the alternator. The tensioner is an Auto Zone #305264 which is the same as a Dayco #89264.

Last additions - Custom Work
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Side view of the tank assembly.705 viewsJust a side view of the tank showing the location of the supply port as well as filter and valve.Mar 10, 2008
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Quick connect fittings.693 viewsThese are the 1/2" line size quick connect fittings I am using. They are a flush design that keeps the dirt and crap out when not connected.Mar 10, 2008
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Fittings in relation to winch.562 viewsThis just shows where the fittings are in relation to the winch.Mar 10, 2008
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Lines installed in the winch.786 viewsHere is the initial install of the lines on the winch. I ended up reversing the lines to get the correct flow. When pulling the valve handle back I want to spool in/up and forward will be out/down.Mar 10, 2008